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  1. square

    • IPA[skwɛː]

    英式

    • n.
      a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles;a thing that is square or approximately square in shape
    • adj.
      having the shape or approximate shape of a square;having the shape or approximate shape of a cube
    • adv.
      directly; straight;fairly; honestly
    • v.
      make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to;mark out in squares
    • noun: square, plural noun: squares

    • verb: square, 3rd person present: squares, gerund or present participle: squaring, past tense: squared, past participle: squared

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles:

      a grid of ruled squares

    • 2. a thing that is square or approximately square in shape:

      she tore a bit of cloth into a four-inch square

    • 3. a thing having the shape or approximate shape of a cube:

      a small square of chocolate

    • 4. a small square area on the board used in a game:

      move the white king's pawn forward two squares

    • 5. a body of infantry drawn up in rectangular form.
    • 6. a unit of 100 square ft used as a measure of flooring, roofing, etc.
    • 7. a square scarf.
    • 8. a mortar board.
    • 9. the portion of the cover of a bound book which projects beyond the pages.
    • 10. an open, typically four-sided, area surrounded by buildings in a village, town, or city:

      a market square

      Leicester Square

    • 11. an open area at the meeting of streets.
    • 12. a closer-cut area at the centre of a ground, any strip of which may be prepared as a wicket.
    • 13. an area within a military barracks or camp used for drill.
    • 14. a block of buildings bounded by four streets.
    • 15. the product of a number multiplied by itself:

      a circle's area is proportional to the square of its radius

    • 16. an L-shaped or T-shaped instrument used for obtaining or testing right angles:

      a carpenter's square

    • 17. an aspect of 90° (one quarter of a circle):

      Venus in square to Jupiter

    • 18. a person considered to be old-fashioned or boringly conventional in attitude or behaviour:

      Reg is such a square

    • 19. a cigarette containing tobacco rather than cannabis.
    • 20. a square meal:

      three squares a day

    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. having the shape or approximate shape of a square:

      a square table

    • 2. having the shape or approximate shape of a cube:

      a square block of flats

    • 3. having or in the form of two right angles:

      a suitable length of wood with square ends

    • 4. having an outline resembling two corners of a square:

      his square jaw

    • 5. broad and solid in shape:

      he was short and square

    • 6. denoting a unit of measurement equal to the area of a square whose side is of the unit specified:

      30,000 square feet of new gallery space

    • 7. denoting the length of each side of a square shape or object:

      the office was fifteen feet square

    • 8. at right angles; perpendicular:

      these lines must be square to the top and bottom marked edges

    • 9. in a direction transversely across the field or pitch:

      Keen's square pass was rammed home first time by Bishop

    • 10. having or denoting an aspect of 90°:

      Jupiter is square to the Sun

    • 11. level or parallel:

      place two pieces of wood one on top of the other, ensuring that they are exactly square

    • 12. properly arranged; in good order:

      we should get everything square before we leave

    • 13. compatible or in agreement:

      he wanted to make sure we were square with the court's decision and not subject to a lawsuit

    • 14. fair and honest:

      she'd been as square with him as anybody could be

    • 15. (of two people) owing nothing to each other:

      an acknowledgement that we are square

    • 16. with both players or sides having equal scores in a game:

      the goal brought the match all square once again

    • 17. old-fashioned or boringly conventional:

      Elvis was anything but square

    • 18. (of rhythm) simple and straightforward.
    • adv.
      副詞
    • 1. directly; straight:

      the ball hit me square in the forehead

    • 2. fairly; honestly:

      I'd acted square with him

    • 3. in a direction transversely across the field or pitch:

      the ball bounced almost square to the left

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to:

      you can square off the other edge

    • 2. mark out in squares:

      that this watercolour was a first draft is made clear by the fact that the sheet of paper has been squared

    • 3. multiply (a number) by itself:

      5 squared equals 25

    • 4. make compatible; reconcile:

      I'm able to square my profession with my religious beliefs

    • 5. be compatible:

      do those announcements really square with the facts?

    • 6. balance (an account):

      institutions are anxious to square their books before the election

    • 7. settle or pay (a bill or debt):

      would you square up the bill?

    • 8. make the score of (a match or game) even:

      his goal squared the match 1–1

    • 9. bring (one's shoulders) into a position in which they appear square and broad, typically to prepare oneself for a difficult task or event:

      chin up, shoulders squared, she stepped into the room

    • 10. adopt a posture of defence.
    • 11. secure the help or acquiescence of (someone), especially by offering an inducement:

      faced with such declarations, politicians were resolved to squash or square the press

    • 12. pass (a ball) across the field, especially towards the centre.
    • 13. set (a yard or other part of a ship) at right angles to the keel or other point of reference.
    • 14. (of a planet) have a square aspect with (another planet or position):

      Saturn squares the Sun on the 17th

    • adj. marked out in squares:

    • a sheet of squared paper

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    • adj. marked out in squares:

    • a sheet of squared paper

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    • adj.
      (of a building or structure) having a square shape and solid appearance:
    • a four-square Georgian house
    • adv.
      squarely and solidly:
    • a castle standing four-square on a peninsula

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    • adj.
      (of a building or structure) having a square shape and solid appearance:
    • a four-square Georgian house
    • adv.
      squarely and solidly:
    • a castle standing four-square and isolated on a peninsula

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    • assume the attitude of a person about to fight

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    • n.
      a country dance that starts with four couples facing one another in a square, with the steps and movements shouted out by a caller.
    • v.
      participate in a square dance:
    • we square-danced at our wedding

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    • n. the product of a rational number multiplied by itself.

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    • n.
      a country dance of US origin that starts with four couples facing one another in a square, with the steps and movements shouted out by a caller.
    • v.
      participate in a square dance:
    • we square-danced at our wedding

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    • IPA[skwer]

    美式

    • n.
      a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles:
    • a grid of ruled squares
    • adj.
      having the shape or approximate shape of a square:
    • a square table
    • adv.
      directly; straight:
    • it hit me square in the forehead
    • v.
      make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to:
    • you can square off the other edge

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